Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.79
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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Grand Valley State University
OP-3: Building Operations and Maintenance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 5.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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Total floor area of building space:
5941769 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified at each level under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings used by an Established Green Building Council:
Certified Floor Area
LEED O+M Platinum or the highest achievable level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Gold or the 2nd highest level under another 4- or 5-tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
Certified at mid-level under a 3- or 5-tier GBC rating system (e.g. BREEAM-In Use, CASBEE for Existing Buildings, DGNB, Green Star Performance) 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Silver or at a step above minimum level under another 4 -or 5–tier GBC rating system 0 Square Feet
LEED O+M Certified or certified at minimum level under another GBC rating system 0 Square Feet

Floor area of building space that is certified under a non-GBC rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings, e.g. BOMA BESt, Green Globes CIEB:
0 Square Feet

Percentage of building space certified under a green building rating system for the operations and maintenance of existing buildings:
0

A brief description of the green building rating system(s) used and/or a list or sample of certified buildings and ratings:

GVSU adheres to LEED building standards, and all new construction is built to LEED silver or above.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published indoor air quality (IAQ) management policy or protocol? (0-100):
100

A copy of the IAQ management policy or protocol:
The website URL where the IAQ policy/protocol may be found:
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a published green cleaning policy, program or contract ? (0-100):
100

A copy or the green cleaning policy:
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A brief description of how green cleaning is incorporated into cleaning contracts:
Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with an energy management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
100

A brief description of the energy management or benchmarking program:

All buildings are metered for electric, steam or gas as applicable. Data is collected monthly either by the Building Management System (BMS) or manually. The data is reviewed monthly to observe anomalies. Where anomalies occur the occurrence is reported to Maintenance or the Grounds departments for further investigation. Upon a completed investigation and the problems identified the matter is addressed as necessary to bring the operating system back in line with historical data. In addition gas boilers have tune-ups performed every two years to maintain efficiency.


Of the institution's uncertified building space, what percentage of floor area is maintained in accordance with a water management or benchmarking program? (0-100):
100

A brief description of the water management or benchmarking program:

All buildings are metered for water. Data is collected monthly either by the Building Management System (BMS) or manually. The data is reviewed monthly to observe anomalies. Where anomalies occur the occurrence is reported to Maintenance or the Grounds departments for further investigation. Upon a completed investigation and the problems identified the matter is addressed as necessary to bring the operating system back in line with historical data.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Indoor Air Quality Management is regularly audited and monitored.

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